UH-1H (Bell 205)

Bell Helicopter Awarded $19 Million to Provide UH-1H Helicopters to Lebanon

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded an $18,935,563 modification (0005) to foreign military sales contract W58RGZ-11-G-0011 for the procurement of three UH-1H (Huey II) aircraft in support of the government of Lebanon.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (99.85 percent); and Lebanon (0.15 percent), with an estimated completion date of […]

Bell Helicopter Awarded $55.6 Million to Maintain and Support Iraqi Helicopters

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Hurst, Texas, was awarded a $55,600,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee foreign military sales contract (Iraq) for technical advice and maintenance and logistics support for maintenance and logistics for Bell aircraft. Work will be performed in Iraq with an estimated completion date of Aug. 7, 2016. One bid was solicited with one received. Fiscal 2015 […]

State Department Approves Sale of 18 Huey II Helicopters to Lebanon

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for Huey II rotary wing aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $180 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on September 17, 2014. […]

State Department Approves $500 Million to Sustain Iraqi Helicopters

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for aviation sustainment support, on-the-job maintenance training and maintenance advice and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $500 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale […]

Military Aid to Yemen Doubles as U.S. Aims to Boost Fight Against Al-Qaeda

The U.S. Defense Department said it will finish spending $155 million by the end of September on equipment to help Yemen’s army commandos fight al-Qaeda, more than double last year’s military aid to that country. The Pentagon notified Congress it plans to pay for four Huey helicopters made by Textron Inc.’s Bell Helicopter unit, upgrades to 10 Russian-made […]